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Police Officer Trevor Alan Nettleton | Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

Police Officer

Trevor Alan Nettleton

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

End of Watch: Thursday, November 19, 2009

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 3 years

Badge # 9633

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and wounded

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Officer Trevor Nettleton was shot and killed after being confronted by six robbery suspects in his garage.

He had returned home from his shift and was working in the garage when the gang members entered and confronted him.

Shots were exchanged between Officer Nettleton and the suspects. Despite being fatally wounded, Officer Nettleton was able to wound one of the suspects. The wounded suspect was arrested after seeking medical treatment at a local hospital. It was later discovered he was also the suspect who shot and killed Officer Nettleton. The other suspects were arrested a short time later.

On February 8, 2012, two of the suspects pleaded guilty to second degree murder and was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole in 10 years. two others were convicted of accessory to murder and sentenced to one to 2.5 years in prison. A trial date of June 1, 2015, has been set for Officer Nettleton's killer and the other suspect.

Officer Nettleton was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and had served with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife, two-year-old son, two-month-old daughter, parents, and his brother who served in Iraq.

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Trevor, I did not know you but as a former Marine and Police Officer I am heart broken to read the circumstances of your passing. I pray that your wife and beautiful children are doing well. God bless you.

SDS Mark McCormack
NYPD
November 18, 2015

 

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